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Niagara University honors Russell Salvatore, Huynh Trung Nam
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Niagara University recognized the contributions of two national and international leaders in the hospitality and tourism industry during a special convocation on Thursday, Oct. 13.
Poloncarz hosts 'presidential' guest
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:05 pm
Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz recently enjoyed a visit with "Harry Truman," the nation's 33rd president, as portrayed by Buffalo actor David Lundy.
Niagara Falls State Park seeks partner for theater operation
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced a request for proposals has been released for Niagara Falls State Park. The RFP seeks to identify a qualified private sector partner to continue operation of the Niagara Adventure Theater in the Orin Lehman Visitor Center, as well as to continue the targeted marketing and sale of the Niagara USA Discovery Pass to out-of-market tours and groups.
'Sister We Win' gala to support breast cancer patients
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
Out-of-pocket expenses can pile up quickly for patients dealing with breast cancer. While insurance can help, there are still lengthy co-pays to cover, over-the-counter medications to purchase, and other costs that aren't covered by insurance plans.
Blues-rock singer/songwriter Beth Hart at UB Center for the Arts
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 01:00 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, presents Beth Hart at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Pandora rolls out next generation of its artist marketing platform
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 12:55 pm
Pandora, a go-to music source for fans and artists, has revealed the next generation of its "artist marketing platform," a powerful evolution of Pandora's unique suite of marketing tools that includes artist audio messages, featured tracks and AMPcast.
Compassion International announces 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 12:55 pm
The 9th annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, has announced its official 2017 tour lineup. Award-winning and chart-topping artists Steven Curtis Chapman, Francesca Battistelli, Rend Collective, Passion, Family Force 5, Jordan Feliz, along with Derek Minor and Urban Rescue, will join together for this unique concert experience.
Election Day spaghetti in Ransomville
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
An Election Day spaghetti dinner will be offered from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Ransomville Baptist Church, Youngstown-Lockport Road and Academy Street.
Niagara County Central Rotary to host Apple Tree Antique Show
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara County Central Rotary Club will host the 11th Apple Tree Antique Show from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the American Legion Post No. 1451 at 6525 Ward Road, Sanborn.
Wheatfield Lions to host meat raffle
Mon, Oct 17th 2016 07:00 am
The Town of Wheatfield Lions Club will host its annual meat raffle at 6 p.m. Nov. 5, at the American Legion Post 1451, next to the Wheatfield Lions Club at 6525 Ward Road.
NFP High School Game of the Week: Niagara Falls heads into playoffs strong after defeating Orchard Park
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 11:35 pm
In front of a packed house celebrating Senior Day at Niagara Falls High School, the Wolverines defeated the Orchard Park Quakers, 26-23, on Saturday.
Lewiston: ZBA OKs Fairchild variances
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Zoning Board of Appeals approved six variances for Orchard Park developer James Jerge's 765 Fairchild Place development proposal. ZBA members offered little commentary on the plan, which they've seen in various incarnations this year.
Mary Star of the Sea Council No. 4752: Awards presented at Past Grand Knights Dinner
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Mary Star of the Sea, Knights of Columbus, Council No. 4752 celebrated its annual Past Grand Knights Dinner honoring all past grand knights on Saturday, Oct. 8. Attending the dinner were many Past Grand Knights, other Knights, family and the District Deputy Anthony Pirrone.
Kelly's Country Store holds Fall Fest
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
Kelly's Country Store held its first-ever Fall Fest Oct. 8 and 9. The event included a petting zoo (pictured), a bounce house, face painting, and a food vendors and a farmers market. The old historic schoolhouse was open, with all original equipment.
Plaza public hearing postponed
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Village of Lewiston Board of Trustees is not ready to vote on the Ellicott Development plaza proposal, and probably will take additional time to review the project's State Environmental Quality Review application. As such, the public hearing originally eyed for this Monday's monthly meeting is postponed.
Learn how to make a cobweb chaser
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of autumn, residents are invited to discover the interesting background behind a cobweb chaser.
Lew-Port to present 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
In the spirit of Halloween, the Lewiston-Porter Drama Club presents "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," a ghost story adapted by Lindsay Price from the original work by Washington Irving.
Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce develops new breakfast seminar series 'Nourish & Knowledge'
Sat, Oct 15th 2016 07:00 am
The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of a new speaker series, "Nourish & Knowledge."
Family-owned farm provides local autumn attraction
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:05 pm
Families from all over Western New York are coming together to celebrate autumn at the Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm at 6920 Nash Road.
Halloween events popping up on Webster Street
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 06:00 pm
Halloween is fast approaching and, to help celebrate and support charitable initiatives, a group of business owners on Webster Street are coming together to host two new events.
Trinity UMC to hold 2016 Fall Festival
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:50 pm
Peggy Will, Chris Sipson, Ellie Robinson, Paul Sipson and Margie Tyrell of Trinity United Methodist Church are pictured (from left) making apple pies, which are made and quickly frozen, to be sold in the baked goods booth at the 2016 Trinity Fall Festival, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
Obit: James Milne
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:50 pm
James Milne, formerly of Grand Island and late of The Villages, Florida, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at the age of 77.
'Pasta Extravaganza' to take place Oct. 23
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:45 pm
The St. Stephen Holy Name Society will host its sixth annual "Pasta Extravaganza" from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at the St. Stephen School cafeteria, 2080 Baseline Road.
Obit: Leonard J. Kijowski
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:40 pm
Leonard J. Kijowski of Lewiston, New York, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016.
NCCC Foundation Scholarship Gala slated for Saturday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:35 pm
Niagara County Community College will host its 26th annual Foundation Scholarship Gala on Oct. 15 at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. The evening will open with a recognition ceremony for distinguished student scholarship honorees.
Supporting the community
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:30 pm
In February of 2015, Coldwell Banker Integrity Real Estate introduced a campaign to assist local charities that real estate agents hold close to their hearts, and felt deserved a helping hand - organizations that are instrumental in aiding the community. The campaign was titled the "Coldwell Banker Cares Program."
Town of Lewiston: Budget talks begin Monday
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
Financial issues occupied portions of Thursday's Lewiston Town Board work session, as budget season begins.
Senior housing proposed for Military Road School
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:25 pm
The old Military Road School building, which has been empty for decades, may soon have a significant purpose.
9 remaining celebrities perform a hot new dance, Pitbull set to perform and guest judge on 'Dancing with the Stars'
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:05 pm
The nine remaining celebrities ready themselves for one of the hottest nights in the ballroom - "Latin Night" - with each celebrity performing either a rumba, salsa, samba, paso doblé, cha cha or Argentine tango, on "Dancing with the Stars," live, Monday, Oct. 17 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
'Top Chef' heads to Charleston for battle of old versus new
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:05 pm
Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard award-winning "Top Chef" takes on the culinary hotspot of Charleston, South Carolina, for the new season, kicking off with a supersized premiere on Thursday, Dec. 1.
NBC embraces digital star-making revolution to uncover next great musical sensation with 'The Stream'
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
NBC is giving aspiring musicians a chance to be discovered via "The Stream," a new television show where music industry titans will all work together to uncover the next superstar artist via the internet and social media.
Tenth Avenue North releases 'Followers'
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
Tenth Avenue North has releases their fifth studio project, "Followers." This project has already produced the No. 1 song at CHR radio with the debut single "What You Want."
Phil Wickham unveils 'Children Of God: Acoustic Sessions'
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
Following the spring release of "Children Of God," called "Phil Wickham at his best" (Worship Leader) and "a welcome truth for all of us" (CCM) Wickham has released "Children Of God: Acoustic Sessions."
Perinatal bereavement ceremony at Mount St. Mary's
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 05:00 pm
Associates and members of the community gathered at Mount St. Mary's on Friday for a special perinatal bereavement ceremony. October is Perinatal Bereavement Month.
'Bari-ed treasure' revealed at Memorial
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
Celebrate the life-changing transformation experienced by people who have undergone bariatric weight loss surgery at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. They will be the stars of a fashion show at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27.
The Healthy Scratch opens Monday at HarborCenter
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
Jessie and Kelly Pegula today announced The Healthy Scratch will fully open on Monday morning in The Shops at HarborCenter. The Healthy scratch will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fall is for foodies as 'The Chew' readies for Halloween
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 04:55 pm
ABC's Emmy award-winning "The Chew" co-hosts Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz, celebrate autumn's bounty with celebrity guests galore on the ABC Television Network, Oct. 17-21, at 1 p.m. EDT.
DiNapoli: Organic farms growing in New York
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:55 am
Sales of organic farm products rose 56 percent statewide from 2008-14 with $164 million in sales that year, as New York ranked third nationwide in the number of certified organic farms, according to a report released by Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. In 2015, New York's organic sales rose another 35 percent.
M&T Bank presented with Community Pillar Award
Fri, Oct 14th 2016 11:55 am
José R. González, president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, announced the bank has recognized its member, M&T Bank, with the Community Pillar Award, which recognizes the institution's ongoing dedication to creating affordable housing opportunities in the communities it serves.